Discordance between Sexual Behavior and Self-Reported Sexual Identity: A Population-Based Survey of New York City Men

@article{Pathela2006DiscordanceBS,
  title={Discordance between Sexual Behavior and Self-Reported Sexual Identity: A Population-Based Survey of New York City Men},
  author={Preeti Pathela and Anjum Hajat and Julia Ann Schillinger and Susan Blank and Randall Sell and Farzad Mostashari},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={145},
  pages={416-425}
}
Context Self-identification of sexual orientation may not accurately reflect actual sexual practices. Contribution These investigators performed a population-based health survey of men living in New York City and found that almost 10% who self-identified as straight had at least 1 sexual encounter with another man during the previous year. These men were less likely than self-identified gay men to have been tested for HIV infection or to have used a condom during their most recent sexual… Expand
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